South Africa: Renewables sector forging ahead

Issue 302 - 12 Jun 2015 | 1 minute read

Italy’s Enel Green Power has begun building its 75MW Pulida solar photovoltaic power plant in Free State, awarded during REIPPP3. The project is expected to generate around 150GWh/yr. It is owned by Enel (52.7%), Shanduka Group (20%), Shanduka Black Umbrellas BBBEE Trust (15%) and the Bathopele Letsemeng Community Trust (12.3%). The engineering, procurement and construction and operations and maintenance contractor is Erigenix, a consortium of Enertronica (51%), APE (19%), Shanduka Solar Energy 1 (20%), ICI (6%) and Sizagraph (4%).

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